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THE GREAT LEONID SHOWER of 2001 by Diane Musewicz

The night of the Leonid shower 2001 was amazing in many ways. This “Oohs and Aahs” version was originally written for The Ecliptic. (the old LAS newsletter that was published for over 30 years) First, I was able to find … Continue reading

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VENUS TRANSIT June 8, 2004 by Diane Musewicz

The morning of the transit, I woke up at 3:30AM for a bathroom run. I crawled back into bed and held on because I had told myself I wasn’t getting up until 4:00AM. As I laid there not able to … Continue reading

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TGCO Fall Observing Nights

Wednesday and Fridays starting at 7:30 p.m.

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Jupiter’s GRS in December

 Winter is here and with it colder nighttime temperatures. Don’t let that stop you looking at Jupiter; it’s in good viewing position as the night sky appears. I did have a fantastic view of Jupiter in the RC20 f/8.1 telescope … Continue reading

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First Friday

St Luke’s Church,  Wyoming Avenue, Scranton PA

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Follow comet 103P Hartley 2 in September

The first two weeks of September 2010 should be a good time to begin a search for comet 103P Hartley. By that time the should be bright enough to see in a modest size telescope. Depending of course that it … Continue reading

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The GRS in August

More transit times  of the GRS on Jupiter. I suspect that the Oval BA will get close to the GRS a pass by it during this viewing season. Keep an watch on this for any changes than may occur to the … Continue reading

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Jupiter in View for 2010

For observers of the planet Jupiter, who rise early or stay up late, the planet is a prime target in the finder’s crosshair or Telrad circle. This is a good time to see the Great Red Spot,  as it stands … Continue reading

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First Friday

St Luke’s Church,  Wyoming Avenue, Scranton PA

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Summer Lecture Series

Transits of Venus by Douglas O’Neal

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Summer Lecture Series

Transits of Venus by Douglas O’Neal

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Summer Lecture Series

The Wondrous World of Galaxies by Joann Kamichitis

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Summer Lecture Series

The Wondrous World of Galaxies by Joann Kamichitis

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Summer Lecture Series

The Moon and the Comic Strips by Tom Cupillari

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Summer Lecture Series

The Moon and the Comic Strips by Tom Cupillari

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Summer Lecture Series

Amateur Astronomy Beyond the Backyard by John Sabia Join us for a free lecture and a night of observing.

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Summer Lecture Series

Amateur Astronomy Beyond the Backyard by John Sabia Join us for a free lecture and a night of observing.

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Lunar Observing Resource Guides

Our Moon, when viewed thru the eyepiece of a telescope shows us a great variety of surface detail. Besides the many craters of all sizes and complexity there are mare, mountains, rilles, and small domes spread across the surface. Under … Continue reading

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Club Observing Night

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Board Of Directors Meeting

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